Magic Trackpad with bottom panel removedWith the bottom panel removed, we can see the main components within the Apple Magic Trackpad. There is a white, plastic support structure that fills the void inside the device, the main logic board, a metal "mouse-click" hinge plate, and the underside of the touch surface.
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